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17 Creative Uses for Old Windows You Need to See

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We are obsessed with finding ways to repurpose old things into something new and exciting, and today we’ve rounded up a collection of the most creative uses for old windows we could find. You are going to love these ideas so don’t forget to scroll to see them all and be sure to pin your favourites!

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Creative Uses for Old Windows

17. How to Make an Epic Fairy Garden

How to Make an Epic Fairy Garden

Found it here >> Unskinny Boppy

We can’t quite decide what we love more. The miniature greenhouse fashioned from an old window and some MDF, or the fact it’s been turned into the most amazing fairy garden!

Want more? We have loads more ideas that you are going to love in our ==> Fairy Garden collection!

16. Old Window Beach Sign

Old Window Beach Sign

Found it here >> Artsy Chicks Rule

If you need a shabby chic sign for your front porch check this one out!

15. Window Shadow Box

Window Shadow Box

Found it here >> Confessions of a Serial DIYer

This shadow box started out life as an old window and was super simple to make.

14. Window Turned Mirror

Window Turned Mirror

Found it here >> Cozy Cottage Cute

This 12 frame window looks fabulous repurposed into a hallway mirror.

13. DIY Antique Window Headboard

 DIY Antique Window Headboard

Found it here >> Liz Marie

Need a new headboard? A set of vintage window frames looks fabulous!

12. How to Make a Window Table

How to Make a Window Table

Found it here >> Marty’s Musings

We LOVE this idea for turning an old window into a table, especially if you use it as a shadow box of sorts. Just make sure you use toughened glass if you have all children about.

11. Decorating with Windows

Decorating with Windows

Found it here >> Our Southern Home

Sometimes when you’re looking for creative uses for old windows the simplest ideas are the most inspiring, like how this window has been used in a vignette for the front porch.

10. A Window with a View

A Window with a View

Found it here >> Starshine Chic

When you hang your own window you can choose your own view!

9. How I Built the Baby Greenhouse

How I Built the Baby Greenhouse

Found it here >> Design Dreams by Anne

No room for a full sized greenhouse in your backyard? Not to worry, you can make a mini one using old windows instead!

8. Old Window Turned Wine Cork Board

Old Window Turned Wine Cork Board

Found it here >> Mom 4 Real

Need somewhere by your desk to pin all of those reminders and notes? Here you go!

7. If You Wish You Had a Window… Make One!

6. Easy Window Coat Rack

Easy Window Coat Rack

Found it here >> My Repurposed Life

You know that fabulous window coat rack you saw at Cracker Barrel? Well here’s how to make one yourself.

5. How to Make a Chalkboard Window

How to Make a Chalkboard Window

Found it here >> The Shabby Creek Cottage

If your kitchen is crying out for a chalkboard it’s time to keep your eyes peeled for a vintage window next time you visit the flea market.

4. Old Window into New Mirror

Old Window into New Mirror

Found it here >> The Brambleberry Cottage

You might have to look twice at this one, but yes this old forgotten window has been transformed into a wonderful mirror.

3. Repurposed Window – Window Box

Repurposed Window – Window Box

Found it here >> Refresh Style

This window box idea is brilliant! It looks just as good inside as outdoors too.

2. Altered Window Frame Tutorial

Altered Window Frame Tutorial

Found it here >> Little Birdie Secrets

From old unloved vintage window frame, to fabulous wall art!

1. DIY Window Cabinet

DIY Window Cabinet

Found it here >> The White Cottage Farm

What a genius idea! Take that old window and repurpose it into a fabulous cabinet for your bathroom.


These creative uses for old windows are brilliant! Thanks for sharing!

Loving these creative ways to repurpose old windows! Thanks for sharing!